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Month: October 2017

Sunday Thoughts – October 29

Sunday Thoughts – October 29

Happy Sunday everyone!To start, I apologize for missing last week. While I realize this weekly post is not everyone’s cup of tea, it serves as a place for me to get my thoughts straight. It also helps me keep track of what I have done and not done. Let’s put more emphasis on what is not done because that is how I am feeling.Actually, let’s back up a little more. I struggle to stay focused on the best of days….

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Coming To My House When SHTF Happens? We Need To Talk…

Coming To My House When SHTF Happens? We Need To Talk…

We occasionally have people say that they are coming to my house when stuff hits the fan. While that may sound like a good idea, we may have different ideas about what a good idea is.When people tell us are coming to our place, I pause a bit. Some people get a quick “sure” and some people just get a laugh. If you get a laugh, we more than likely don’t want you to come here. We have our reasons….

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What This Prepper Buys: The $36 Dollar Tree Spree

What This Prepper Buys: The $36 Dollar Tree Spree

Dollar Tree is possibly one of my favorite places to purchase prepping supplies for stockpiling. Everything’s a dollar or less and we usually find good generic replacements for high dollar goods. While cheap goods is not always a good thing for prepping, sometimes it is a good way to build up your stockpile. If you are conscious about what you are buying and try it out before SHTF happens, you will know if it is a good deal or not….

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Sunday Thoughts – October 15

Sunday Thoughts – October 15

Happy Sunday, everyone! What has been going on around here? We have been dodging more raindrops which hasn’t been very good for getting things done again this week. The garden and the chicken coop are a muddy messes. We have some good weather coming this week and hopefully the ground dries up a bit. We are still harvesting from the garden which is awesome. The grape tomatoes, a scant few tomatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, and bell peppers are all that…

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Easy Skillet Spaghetti: A Great Dinner for a Busy Night!

Easy Skillet Spaghetti: A Great Dinner for a Busy Night!

We are a busy household. A lot of nights we do not eat supper until 7:30 – 8:00 at night. Sometimes we need to make supper on the fly and have something on the table quickly. Sometimes we just want to make something quick and easy because we are tired. This Skillet Spaghetti fits the bill.This recipe is easy. Very easy! It is a cheap meal to make. It is also made in one large skillet or dutch oven. One-pot…

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Sunday Thoughts – October 8, 2017

Sunday Thoughts – October 8, 2017

Sunday greetings, everyone!What happened this week? Rain. It rained, drizzled, and poured everyday except Wednesday this last week. Really, it was depressing. We have so much to do and that rain put a serious stop to it all.I have a garden that needs to be weeded and cleared for next Spring. I want to get garlic planted pretty soon. I think I have almost all the tomatoes picked. Any tomatoes that are left will be for eating or fresh marinara….

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